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U.S. Law Track

U.S. Law Track

Who Pursues this Degree?

The LL.M. in U.S. Water Resources Law is designed for students interested in those issues primarily affecting the United States.

Program Requirements

  • 24 units of study
  • A cumulative grade point average of 2.33 on a 4.33 scale

Required Courses (unless already taken as part of a J.D./LL.B. program)

Water Resources Law 3
Water & Environmental Law Practice A (Practicum) 3
Water & Environmental Law Practice B (Practicum) 3
Administrative Law 3
Local Agency Practice — Advice and Litigation (Practicum) 2
Field Placement 3


Elective Courses

Directed Research, Graduate Level 1 to 2
Environmental Law 3
International Water Resources Law Seminar 3
Legislation/Statutory Interpretation 3
Natural Resources Law 3
Master's Thesis 3 to 6
Representing Local Agencies — Advocate, Neutral Counselor, Risk Assessor (Practicum) 1
Water and Environmental Research Seminar 2 or 3


Contact the Graduate & International Programs Office
Email | 916.739.7353 or 916.739.7019